Mansa: Prominent Punjabi playwright Ajmer Singh Aulakh (75) died at his residence in Mansa on Thursday morning.
He was discharged from Fortis Hospital in Mohali last week after being hospitalised for a month. The state government had announced tobear the expenses of his medical treatment.
The Sahitya Akademi awardee was suffering from cancer.
He is survived by his wife Manjit Kaur and three daughters. He will be cremated in Mansa on Friday morning.